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Jaazaniah (son of Hoshaiah)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jezaniah, Son of Hoshaiah
Jezaniah, Son of Hoshaiah (יְזַנְיָ֫הוּ‎, yezanyahu; יְזַנְיָה‎, yezanyah). A member of the remnant left in Judah after the fall of Jerusalem (Jer 40:8; 42:1). Called Jaazaniah (יַאֲזַנְיָהוּ‎, ya'azanyahu) in 2 Kgs 25:23.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Azariah (Person)
AZARIAH (PERSON) [Heb ʿăzaryâ (עֲזַרְיָה‎), ʿăzaryāhû (עֲזַרְיָהוּ)]. Azariah is a personal name (meaning “Yahweh has helped”) given to a number of individuals in the books of the Heb Bible and the LXX. Identification of some of the individuals remains tentative because of differences between parallel
Jaazaniah (Person)
JAAZANIAH (PERSON) [Heb yaʾăzanyâ (יַאֲזַנְיָה‎), yaʾăzanyāhû (יַאֲזַנְיָהוּ)]. Var. JEZANIAH. 1. One of the troop commanders, who, following the destruction of Jerusalem in 587/6, chose to join Gedaliah, the ruler of Judah, at his administrative center at Mizpah (2 Kgs 25:23; “Jezaniah” in Jer 40:8).
Jezaniah (Person)
JEZANIAH (PERSON) [Heb yĕzanyāhû (יְזַנְיָהוּ‎), yĕzanyâ (יְזַנְיָה‎)]. 1. Son of the Maacathite and one of the troop commanders, who, following the destruction of Jerusalem in 587/586 b.c., chose to join Gedaliah, the ruler of Judah, at his administrative center at Mizpah (Jer 40:8; spelled “Jaazaniah”
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Azariah
Azariah. Very common Jewish name. Its numerous occurrences in the priestly genealogies has caused much confusion. The following is one of several possible arrangements.1. Zadok’s son or grandson. According to most translations, Azariah was high priest during Solomon’s reign (1 Kgs 4:2). It is possible,
Jaazaniah
Jaazaniah. 1. Son of Hoshaiah, who was a Maachathite and a leader in the armies of Judah at the beginning of the exile. These troops received assurance of safety in return for loyalty to the Babylonians (2 Kgs 25:23). Jaazaniah is alternately called Jezaniah in Jeremiah 40:8 and Azariah in Jeremiah 42:1
Jezaniah
Jezaniah. Alternate form of Jaazaniah, one of the Judean captains in Jerusalem during the exile (Jer 40:8; 42:1 kjv).See Jaazaniah #1.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Azariah
Azariah az-ə-rīʹə [Heb. ʿazaryâ, ʿazaryāhû—‘Yahweh has helped’; Gk. Apoc. Azarias, Ezerias (1 Esd. 8:1)].
Jaazaniah
Jaazaniah jaāzʹə-nīʹə [Heb. yaʾazanyāhû (2 K. 25:23; Ezk. 8:11); yaʾazanyâ—‘Yahweh hears’ (Jer. 35:3; Ezk. 11:1)].
Jaazaniah
1. In 2 K. 25:23, “son of the Maacathite,” and one of the Judean “captains of the forces” who joined Gedaliah, the Babylonian governor appointed by Nebuchadrezzar over Judah, at Mizpah. He is the Jezaniah of Jer. 40:8; 42:1. Though not mentioned by name, he was presumably one of those captains who joined
Jezaniah
Jezaniah jez-ə-nīʹə [Heb. yezanyāhû-probably ‘Yahweh hears’; cf. Jaazaniah]. In Jer. 40:8 the name of a Judean leader who accompanied Johanan when he visited Gedaliah at Mizpah (cf. 2 K. 25:23). In Jer. 42:1 the RSV reads Azariah (cf. 43:2), following the LXX. The name seems to have been fairly
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Azariah
AZARIAH Very common Jewish name. Its numerous occurrences in the priestly genealogies has caused much confusion. The following is one of several possible arrangements:1. Zadok’s son or grandson. According to most translations, Azariah was high priest during Solomon’s reign (1 Kgs 4:2). It is possible,
Jaazaniah
JAAZANIAH1. Son of Hoshaiah, who was a Maacathite and a leader in the armies of Judah at the beginning of the exile. These troops received assurance of safety in return for loyalty to the Babylonians (2 Kgs 25:23). Jaazaniah is alternately called Jezaniah in Jeremiah 40:8 and Azariah in Jeremiah 42:1
Jezaniah
JEZANIAH Alternate form of Jaazaniah, one of the Judean captains in Jerusalem during the exile (Jer 40:8 nlt mg; 42:1) See Jaazaniah #1.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Azariah
Azariah (az´uh-ri´uh; Heb., “the Lord has helped”; also Azaryah, Azaryahu).1 The king of Judah (2 Kings 14:21; 15:1, 7, 17, 23, 27; 1 Chron. 3:12) otherwise known as Uzziah. See also Uzziah.2–3 Two sons of the Judean king Jehoshaphat (2 Chron. 21:2).4 Azariah son of Nathan, a “high official” under
Jaazaniah
Jaazaniah (jay-az´uh-ni´uh; Heb., “the Lord hears”).1 The son of Maacath; he remained with Gedaliah, the governor of Judah, after the destruction of Jerusalem by the Babylonians (2 Kings 25:23; Jer. 40:8).2 The son of Jeremiah (not the prophet) who was head of the Rechabites during the time of King
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Azariah
AZARIAH. This was a common name in Heb., especially among the families of the priestly line of Eleazar, whose name means “whom Yahweh has helped.” It is closely related to the name Ezra, which means simply “help.” The Scriptures mention the following persons as having borne this name:1. The son of Ahimaaz
Jaazaniah
JAAZANIAH. The name occurs on an agate Heb. seal, “Jaazaniah, servant of the king,” found at Tell en-Nasbeh, and in one of the Lachish letters.1. The son of Hoshaiah the Maacathite. He was one of the Jewish army officers remaining after the desolation of Jerusalem by Babylon. With the other leaders,
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Azariah
AZARIAH (Heb. ‘azaryāhû, ‘azaryâ, ‘Yahweh has helped’). 1. One of Solomon’s ministers, son of Zadok (1 Ki. 4:2; cf. 1 Ch. 6:9). 2. Another of Solomon’s ministers, son of Nathan; he was over the officers (1 Ki. 4:5). 3. Alternative name for King *Uzziah (2 Ki. 14:21, etc.). Montgomery (Kings, ICC,
Jaazaniah
JAAZANIAH (Heb. ya’azanyah(u), ‘Yahweh hears’). 1. The Judaean army-commander, son of Hoshaiah, who supported Gedaliah at Mizpah (2 Ki. 25:23; Je. 40:8). Jezaniah (Je. 40:8) may be the same as the brother of Azariah (Je. 43:2, lxx). A seal found at Mizpah (Tell en-Nasbeh) inscribed ’Ja’azaniah, servant
Jezaniah
JEZANIAH (Heb. yezanyāhû). One of the Judaean military commanders who joined Gedaliah at Mizpah (Je. 40:8). He was among those who sought counsel from Jeremiah concerning going down to Egypt (Je. 42:1lxx here has ‘Azariah’, cf. 43:2). In 2 Ki. 25:23 his name appears as *‘Jaazaniah’.J. C. J. Waite.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Azariah
Azariah (Heb. ʿăzaryâ, ʿăzaryāhû)1. High priest under Solomon; a son of the priest Zadok (1 Kgs. 4:2).2. son of Nathan who was in charge of the “officials” (perhaps soldiers garrisoned at the palace or perhaps deputies) under Solomon (1 Kgs. 4:5).3. The given name of King Uzziah (2 Kgs. 15:13;
Jaazaniah
Jaazaniah (Heb. yaʾăzanyâ, yaʾăzanyāhû)A popular name during the 6th century b.c.e. The name appears on a seal from Tell en-Naṣbeh (biblical Mizpah) and on Ostracon 1 from Lachish.1. A commander of the troops of Judah under the governor Gedaliah (2 Kgs. 25:23); called Jezaniah at Jer. 40:8. He
Jezaniah
Jezaniah (Heb. yĕzanyāhû) (also JAAZANIAH)1. A captain of Judah’s army who joined the Babylonian governor Gedaliah at Mizpah following the fall of Jerusalem (Jer. 40:8). At 2 Kgs. 25:23 his name occurs as Jaazaniah (1).2. A military commander; the son of Hoshaiah (Jer. 42:2 MT; NRSV “Azariah”).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Azariah
Azariah [ăzˊə rīˊə] (Heb. ˓azaryâ, ˓azaryāhû; “the Lord has helped”).
Jaazaniah
Jaazaniah [jā ăzˊə nīˊə] (Heb. ya˒azanyāhû, ya˒azanyâ “Yahweh hears”). On the basis of inscriptional evidence (including Lachish Ostracon 1), a common name in preexilic Palestine.
Jezaniah
Jezaniah [jĕzˊə nīˊə] (Heb. yezanyāhû “Yahweh hears”).† A captain of Judah’s army who joined the Babylonian governor Gedaliah at Mizpah following the fall of Jerusalem (Jer. 40:8; so. KJV, NIV at 42:1, following MT RSV “Azariah”). At 2 Kgs. 25:23 his name occurs as Jaazaniah (1). He is
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Azariah
AZARIAH (Hebrew, “Yahweh has helped”) The name of a large number of men in the Old Testament.1. A king of Judah, also known as Uzziah, who reigned from about 792 to 740 b.c. (See Uzziah).2. The son of Nathan (1 Kgs 4:5) and an official in the government of King Solomon.3. A prophet, the son of Oded,
Jaazaniah
JAAZANIAH The name of three men in the Old Testament.1. An officer who served under Gedaliah, the Babylonian-appointed ruler of Judah, following the destruction of Jerusalem in 586 b.c. (2 Kgs 25:23; cf. Jer 40:8).2. The son of Shaphan and one of the seventy elders whom Ezekiel beheld in a vision committing
Jezaniah
JEZANIAH Son of the Maacathite and an officer who chose to stay at Mizpah with Gedaliah, the appointed ruler of Judah, following the destruction of Jerusalem (2 Kgs 25:23; Jer 40:8).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Azariah
Azari´ah (whom the Lord helps), a common name in Hebrew, and especially in the families of the priests of the line of Eleazar, whose name has precisely the same meaning as Azariah. It is nearly identical, and is often confounded, with Ezra as well as with Zerahiah and Seraiah. The principal persons who
Ja-azaniah
Ja-azani´ah (whom Jehovah hears).1. One of the captains of the forces who accompanied Johanan ben-Kareah to pay his respects to Gedaliah at Mizpah, 2 Kings 25:23, and who appears afterwards to have assisted in recovering Ishmael’s prey from his clutches. Comp. Jer. 41:11; 43:4, 5. (b.c. 587.)2. Son
Jezaniah
Jezani´ah (whom Jehovah hears), the son of Hoshaiah the Maachathite, and one of the captains of the forces who had escaped from Jerusalem during the final attack of the beleaguering army of the Chaldeans. (b.c. 588.) When the Babylonians had departed, Jezaniah, with the men under his command, was one
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